Almanac

Dimitri de Groot’s Eurovision 2020 Almanac: under test

Date
Country
Event
Artist
Title
2019-05-28Albania Submission Period FIK 58 open
2019-07-10Netherlands Deadline submission bid books potential host cities
2019-07-16Netherlands Rotterdam & Maastricht announced as contenders for host city
2019-07-31Czech Republic Submission Period closes
2019-07-31Norway Submission Period closes
2019-08-02Slovenia Submission window for EMA FREŠ & EMA 2020 open
2019-08-03EBU Eurovision Choir Gotenburg 2019
2019-08-05Sweden P4 Nasta finalists announced
2019-08-24Sweden P4 Nasta Final (Wildcard selection Melodifestivalen)Amanda Aasa
2019-08-25Sweden Submission period opens
2019-08-28Australia Submission period for songwriters opens
2019-08-30EBU Announcement Host City Eurovision Song Contest 2020
2019-08-30Germany Deadline application for artists
2019-08-30Serbia Beovizija submission period open
2019-09-01Estonia Submission period opens
2019-09-02Switzerland Submission period opens
2019-09-15Sweden Submission period closes
2019-09-16Switzerland Submission period closes
2019-09-16EBU Eurovision 2020 application deadline for broadcasters
2019-09-19Slovenia Submission Period EMA FREŠ closes
2019-09-26Ireland Submission window opens
2019-09-30Australia Submission period closes
2019-10-01Germany Deadline Submission period songwriters
2019-10-01Belgium Artist announcementHooverphonicSong TBA in February
2019-10-02Denmark Submission window DMGP open
2019-10-03Albania Submission Period closes
2019-10-05Spain Artist AnnouncementBlas CantóSong TBA
2019-10-10Latvia Submission Window Supernova 2020 opens
2019-10-16Ukraine Vidbir 2020 submission window opens
2019-10-17Portugal Deadline public submission Festival da Cancao
2019-10-17Iceland Submission Period closes
2019-10-21Slovenia EMA FREŠ candidates announcement
2019-10-24EBU Theme Revelation Eurovision 2020
2019-10-24Albania Announcement FIK participants
2019-10-25Ireland Deadline submission period
2019-10-26Georgia Skartvelos varskvlavi kick off
2019-10-30Bulgaria Participation confirmed
2019-11-01Finland Submission window opens
2019-11-01Denmark Submission window DMGP closes
2019-11-04Slovenia Start competition EMA Freš
2019-11-06Estonia Submission window closes
2019-11-08Finland Submission window closes
2019-11-13Estonia Announcement first 12 acts
2019-11-14Estonia Announcement final 12 acts
2019-11-15Serbia Submission window closes
2019-11-18Slovenia Submission Period EMA 2020 closes
2019-11-19Australia Announcement further 2 contestants
2019-11-20Israel Hakokhav haba Kick-off
2019-11-24EBU Junior Eurovision Song Contest
2019-11-25Bulgaria Artist announcement
2019-11-26Sweden melodifestivalen participants announcedVincent BuenoAlive (Song TBP later)
2019-11-28EBU Eurovision 2020 Artwork Reveal
2019-11-29Cyprus Artist Announcement
2019-11-30Estonia Eesti Laul songs released
2019-12-02EBU Eurovision 2020 Stage Design reveal
2019-12-04EBU Eurovision 2020 Hosts Reveal
2019-12-05EBU Eurovision 2020 ticket info released
2019-12-05Australia 2 more acts revealed
2019-12-09Serbia Submission window closes
2019-12-09Albania Presentation Festivali i Kenges entries
2019-12-12EBU Eurovision 2020 ticket sale wave 1 @12.00pm CETTornike KipianuSong TBA later
2019-12-12Austria Artist AnnouncementVincent BuenoAlive (Song TBP later)
2019-12-15Netherlands Het Grote SongfestivalfeestArilena AraShaj
2019-12-15Croatia Submission window Dora 2020 closes
2019-12-16Australia Final 4 Acts revealed
2019-12-19Albania Festivali i Kenges 58 Semi Final 1
2019-12-20Albania Festivali i Kenges 58 Semi Final 2
2019-12-19Slovenia Ema 2020 announcement participants
2019-12-22Albania Festivali i Kenges 58 Final
2019-12-23Croatia Dora 2020 Finalists announced
2019-12-27Moldova Submission Period open
2019-12-30Italy Announcement Campioni category Sanremo 2020
2019-12-31Armenia Submission Period Depi Evratesil 2020 closes
2019-12-31Georgia Skartvelos varskvlavi Final (Winner to go to Eurovision)Tornike KipianuSong TBA later
2020-01-01Belarus submission window Eurofest opens
2020-01-02Poland Submission Period opens
2020-01-03Lithuania Eurovizijos participants & song titles revealed
2020-01-06Norway Announcement Artists
2020-01-06Italy Official announcement of all 24 contestants, including the songtitles
2020-01-08Malta Submission window open for potential final songs
2020-01-09Latvia List of live auditions for 28 entries published
2020-01-10Norway Release single First finalistSondrey
2020-01-11Norway Melodi Grand Prix Semi Final 1
2020-01-11Lithuania Eurovizijos Atranka heat 1
2020-01-12Malta X-Factor 1st Live Show
2020-01-13Czech Republic Announcement acts and Songs + Start online voting
2020-01-13Poland Submission Period deadline
2020-01-13Norway Announcement + Song reveal Artists Heat 2
2020-01-15Portugal Artists and Song reveal participants fDC
2020-01-17Moldova Submission period deadline
2020-01-17Belarus Submission period deadline
2020-01-17Norway Release single 2nd FinalistSolli Tangrens
2020-01-18Norway Melodi Grand Prix Semi Final 2
2020-01-18Lithuania Eurovizijos Atranka heat 2
2020-01-18Slovenia EMA Fres Final
2020-01-18Iceland Artists & Songs reveal
2020-01-18Latvia Announcement of final 8 Supernova acts
2020-01-20Ukraine Vidbir 2020 submission period closes
2020-01-20Norway Announcement + Song reveal Artists Heat 3
2020-01-20Czech Republic Song reveal + Start online voting
2020-01-20Denmark Reveal 9 semi finalists and their songs
2020-01-20Ukraine Vidbir 2020 Artist revealed
2020-01-20Moldova Reveal artists and songs qualified for the audition round
2020-01-21Finland Reveal 6 participants and songs
2020-01-21Spain Reveal song titleBlas CantóUniverso
2020-01-22Belarus announcement list of live audition round
2020-01-24Norway Release single 3rd FinalistAkuvi
2020-01-25Norway Melodi Grand Prix Semi Final 3
2020-01-25Lithuania Eurovizijos Atranka Heat 3
2020-01-26Czech Republic Online voting closes
2020-01-27Belarus live audition round
2020-01-27Norway Announcement + Song Reveal Artists Heat 4
2020-01-28EBU Semi Final 2020 Allocation Draw
2020-01-30EBU Eurovision 2020 Ticket sale 2nd wave
2020-01-31Norway Release single 4th Finalist
2020-01-30Iceland Artists & Songs reveal
2020-01-30Spain Song presentation
2020-01-30Latvia Supernova artists and songs reveal
2020-01-30Ireland Artist announcement (TBC)
2020-02-01Norway Melodi Grand Prix Semi Final 4
2020-02-01Sweden Melodifestivalen Semi final 1 Linkoping
2020-02-01Lithuania Pabandom iš naujo Semi-Final 1
2020-02-01Moldova Live Auditions
2020-02-02Poland Szansa na Sukces Casting show 1
2020-02-02Malta X Factor Semi Final Show
2020-02-02Czech Republic Online voting ends
2020-02-03Czech Republic Eurosong.CZ 2020 Winner RevealBenny CristoKemama
2020-02-03Greece Artist PresentationStefaniaSuperg!rl
2020-02-03Norway Announcement + Song Reveal Artists Heat 5
2020-02-03Slovenia EMA 2020 snippets released
2020-02-04Italy Sanremo night 1
2020-02-04Israel HaKokhav Haba L’Eurovizion 2020 FinalEden Alene
2020-02-05Italy Sanremo night 2
2020-02-05Armenia Depi Evratesil songs released
2020-02-06Italy Sanremo night 3
2020-02-06Serbia Release Beovizija songs
2020-02-07Italy Sanremo night 4
2020-02-07Norway Release single 5th Finalist (Tone)
2020-02-07Azerbaijan Deadline Submission Entry period
2020-02-08Italy Sanremo Festival 2020 FinalDiodatoFai rumore
2020-02-08Australia Eurovision You Decide 2020 FinalMontaigneDon't break me
2020-02-08Latvia Supernova 2020 FinalSamanta TinaStill Breathing
2020-02-08Malta X Factor 2020 Final Destiny
2020-02-08Ukraine Vidbir 2020 Semi final 1
2020-02-08Norway Melodi Grand Prix Semi Final 5
2020-02-08Sweden Melodifestivalen Semi Final 2 Gothenburg
2020-02-08Iceland Songvakeppnin Semi Final 1
2020-02-08Lithuania Pabandom iš naujo Semi-Final 2
2020-02-09Poland Szansa na Sukces Casting show 2
2020-02-11Romania Artist announcementRoxen
2020-02-11Cyprus Songtitle revealRunning
2020-02-11Israel Submission deadline for composers
2020-02-13Estonia Eesti Laul semi final 1
2020-02-14North-Macedonia Songtitle revealYOU
2020-02-15Norway Melodi Grand Prix FinalUlrikkeAttention
2020-02-15Lithuania Pabandom iš naujo 2020 FinalThe RoopOn Fire
2020-02-15Armenia Depi Evratesil FinalAthena ManoukianChains on you
2020-02-15Ukraine Vidbir 2020 Semi Final 2
2020-02-15Estonia Eesti Laul Semi final 2
2020-02-16Georgia Snippet revealedTornike KipianuTake me as I am
2020-02-16France Song PresentationTom LeebThe best in me
2020-02-17Belgium Song PresentationHooverphonicRelease me
2020-02-21Romania Reveal competing songs
2020-02-22Ukraine Vidbir 2020 Final
2020-02-22Slovenia EMA 2020 Final
2020-02-22Portugal Festival da Canção Semi Final 1
2020-02-22Sweden Melodifestivalen Semi Final 4 Malmo
2020-02-23Poland Szansa na Sukces Final
2020-02-27Israel Publication of the songs
2020-02-27Germany Artist & Song presentation
2020-02-28Serbia Beovizja Semi final 1
2020-02-28Belarus EuroFest 2020
2020-02-29Estonia Eesti Laul Final 2020
2020-02-29Iceland Songvakeppnin Final 2020
2020-02-29Croatia Dora Final 2020
2020-02-29Moldova O Melodie Pentru Europa Final 2020
2020-02-29Portugal Festival da Canção Semi Final 2
2020-02-29Sweden Melodifestivalen Andra Chansen Eskilstuna
2020-02-29Serbia Beovizija Semi final 2
2020-03-01Serbia Beovizija 2020 Final
2020-03-01Romania Selectia Nationala 2020Roxen
2020-03-01Greece Song PresentationStefaniaSuperg!rl
2020-03-03Israel Hashiyr HaBa L'Eurovizion 2020Eden Alene
2020-03-04Austria Song PresentationVincent BuenoAlive
2020-03-04Switzerland Artist & Song presentation
2020-03-07Denmark Dansk Melodi Grand Prix Final
2020-03-07Portugal Festival da Canção Final
2020-03-07Sweden Melodifestivalen Final
2020-03-07Finland UMK Final
2020-03-09EBU Head of Delegations meeting in Rotterdam
2020-03-09EBU Deadline submission period entries of all participating nations
2020-03-29United Kingdom London Eurovision Party 2020
2020-02-29
tbcUK artist & song presentation
tbcNetherlands Song PresentationJeangu Macrooy
tbcIreland Artist & Song announcement
tbcRussia Artist & Song announcement
tbcSan Marino Artist & Song announcement
tbcMalta Song PresentationDestinytba
tbcGeorgia Song PresentationTornike KipianuTake me as I am
tbcAzerbaijan Artist & Song Presentation
tbcBulgaria Song PresentationVIKTORIA
tbcNorth-Macedonia Song PresentationVasilYOU
tbcCyprus Song PresentationSandroRunning
tbcAlbania Revamp Presentation
tbcCzech Republic Revamp Presentation
tbcArmenia Revamp Presentation
tbcEBU Announcement running order
tbcEBU Release official Album
2020-04-04Netherlands Eurovision in Concert 2020
2020-04-10Spain Preparty ES20
2020-04-11Spain Preparty ES20
2020-05-12Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final 1
2020-05-14Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final 2
2020-05-16Eurovision Song Contest Final